Lit Hub Daily: January 13, 2022

“‘High-Risk.’ Was I that? What did those words even mean?” Edgar Gomez on sex, desire, and going on PrEP. | Lit Hub Memoir David Hollander considers how fiction can save us from despair. | Lit Hub “The true story of the diary’s composition reveals how much thought and effort Anne put into writing something that […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Lit Hub Daily: October 13, 2021

“Continue squeezing until all the tomatoes are gone or until you feel like Macbeth at the end of his play.” Stanley Tucci shares his grandmother’s famous tomato sauce recipe. | Lit Hub Food Hanif Abdurraqib reflects on working at a chain bookstore in his twenties, and the frequent caller who... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: September 13, 2021

“Feeling afraid to obey the demands of your own heart? Is there anything more human?” Jennifer Finney Boylan considers Henry David Thoreau and the risks we take to live our full truth. | Lit Hub Memoir Who was Laurie Colwin, and what makes her (newly reissued) fiction so relevant today? | Lit... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: January 29, 2021

“Much of what has been created to give purpose to lonely, empty hours will not be seen by future generations—the muffins eaten, the gardens remodeled or abandoned. Words on the page, though, have longevity.” Anne Youngson considers pandemic hobbies and writing fiction. | Lit Hub What it’s like... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: January 15, 2021

What if the stories we tell in order to live happen to be conspiracy theories? William J. Bernstein on the evolutionary origins of collective delusion. | Lit Hub History Refugee, resident, dissident: Yiyun Li introduces Bette Howland’s 1974 memoir about her stay in a Chicago psychiatric... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: August 13, 2020

The most iconic short stories in the English language, as determined by that “weird and wiggly” hive-mind, the American cultural consciousness. | Lit Hub Jill Filipovic on how Boomers—“the generation with the least stable marriages in American history”—changed family life forever. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: December 13, 2019

What would the Anthropocene look like on other planets? Christopher Schaberg on searching for ourselves beyond Earth. | Lit Hub We have a new favorite cookbook and it’s the 1970s classic Cooking for Orgies and Other Large Parties. | Lit Hub The rise of the downfall of the dirtbag heiress:... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: November 13, 2019

“An unrequited crush on an English teacher is a great gig if you can get it.” From Little Women to Fleabag, Janet Manley considers the appeal of action at a distance. | Lit Hub Meet the National Book Award finalists (who kindly agreed to answer some of our questions). | Lit Hub Testimonies from... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub’s Most Anticipated Books of 2022

And just like that . . . 2021 is over. Like any year, it had its share of disappointments, triumphs, and scandals. There were some good books published and some good literary adaptations to watch. There were great book covers, great book reviews, and even (if we do say so ourselves) a few great... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: December 20, 2021

From Franzen to Kidneygate (with a prolonged pit stop in the land of Supply Chain Issues), we’ve finally reached the end of the Biggest Literary Stories of the Year. Against reading historical fiction to learn history: Juhea Kim considers how the onus of writing educational fiction falls... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: August 27, 2021

“By the time I was born, the city had been conquered thrice, by the British, the Japanese, and the military junta. Three enemies to symbolize the three torments of the mind.” Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint on war, reincarnation, and the changing names of Myanmar. | Lit Hub Memoir Jeffrey Webb revisits... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: April 6, 2021

Erik Hoel on the joy of growing up in an indie bookstore—and with his badass single mom, who opened The Jabberwocky in 1972 when she was 23 years old. | Lit Hub Memoir “You may have noticed that anger is making a comeback for women.” Gina Frangello on rage and infidelity. | Lit Hub “These […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: March 31, 2021

“What would it mean to make caring for others into an explicitly public priority?” Reading Sigrid Nunez’s What Are You Going Through amid a national mental health crisis. | Public Books John Lewis’ posthumous graphic memoir Run: Book One, is coming this summer. | The Washington Post  UCLA’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: March 24, 2021

“By relearning his grandmother’s old style of storytelling, Márquez began telling a story unlike any before.” Angus Fletcher on what Gabriel García Márquez understood about rediscovery. | Lit Hub Criticism Are climate change novels a form of activism? Seven novelists weigh in, including Pitchaya... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: February 26, 2021

“Like so many women novelists of previous centuries, Yezierska’s canonical status is a phenomenon of the recent past.” Catherine Rottenberg on the overdue revival of Anzia Yezierska. | Lit Hub Fashion isn’t frivolous: Francesca Granata recommends books central to our understanding of femininity,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: February 18, 2021

Kristin Iversen profiles Patricia Lockwood, writer of crystalline sentences, really good tweets, and a new novel about much more than the internet. | Lit Hub Yemisi Adegoke grapples with what it means to be a “returnee” to Lagos, after growing up in the UK. | Lit Hub Memoir “Am I prepared? Is... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: February 11, 2021

A reading list for taking kink seriously, curated by R.O. Kwon and Garth Greenwell. | Lit Hub Reading Lists Literature Live Around the World director Teresa Grøtan talks world peace and literary logistics in bringing together 12 global book festivals for tomorrow’s live program. | Lit Hub “It... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: February 5, 2021

“I needed help because I was the one who carried the psychic burden of our home, its physical state, all the time.” Laura Cronk considers ghosts and the gendered work of cleaning house. | Lit Hub Memoir Russell Shorto on realizing that his grandfather was a small-town mobster and (reluctantly)... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: February 1, 2021

“Is it the fault of the mother that her child will suffer? Or is empire, white supremacy, the denial of ongoing genocide, and the prison industrial system to blame?” Randa Jarrar on Palestinian mothers, the Virgin Mary, and the Mothers of the Movement. | Lit Hub Memoir The internet has been... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Weekly: January 11 – 15, 2021

When white supremacist mobs threaten democracy: David Zucchino on the Wilmington Insurrection of 1898 and the Capitol Insurrection of 2021. | Lit Hub Politics Navigating the intricacies of race and the violence of antiblackness: Nadia Owusu reflects on her early years in America. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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